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Tokyo Sake Brewery Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

580973


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Explore Sake brewery around Tokyo.


Sake is in the same category of fermented liquor as wine and beer. Sake is made from rice, water, and koji mold. The ingredients and production methods that determine the Sake's flavor.
In ancient times, Sake was a sacred offering dedicated to the deities. Even now, Sake is indispensable for occasions when people's hearts and mind gather into one, such as banquets, festivals and Shinto rituals. Sake is deeply involved in Japanese traditional culture.
What kind of image do you have with Sake?

Sake is a drink with warm or hot/Sake is a strong alcohol/Sake tastes dry/Sake is a drink when you eat Sushi.
All these images are wrong!

There is a couple of Sake brewery around Tokyo. Let's visit the brewery, and find out the truth of Sake.

Itinerary

8:30am Meet at your Hotel
9:00am Leave at JR Shinjuku station (take JR Chou line and JR Ome line)
10:00am Arrive at JR Haijima station (JR Ome line)
10:20am Visit Ishikawa Brewery
11:30am Lunch at Ishikawa Brewery's Italian restaurant (closed on Tuesday)
1:00pm Leave at JR Haijima station (take JR Ome line)
1:30pm Arrive at JR Sawai station (JR Ome line)
1:40pm Visit Ozawa Brewery (closed on Monday)
3:50pm Leave at JR Sawai station (take JR Ome line and JR Chuo line)
5:30pm Arrive at JR Shinjuku station, End of Tour

I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 9 hours

Transportation

Train, Bus, Subway, Walking

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: My Transportation fee
My Entrance fee (Ishikawa brewery)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4500 JPY - (approximately 40 USD)
2000 yen for transportation,
1800 yen for lunch,
700 yen for the entrance fee (Ishikawa brewery)

What’s Extra

Other: - Sake tasting fee (around 700 yen at Ozawa brewery), souvenir shopping
- The tour is designed and priced that we visit two Sake breweries in one day. If you want to visit only one Sake brewery, please inform me to customize the tour.

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange transportation upon request.

Private tour guide Toshihiko

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